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Thurgood Marshall

Thurgood Marshall

by Christine Taylor-Butler

In this book young readers will learn about Thurgood Marshall, who became the first African American appointed to the U.S. Supreme Court. Marshall, the great-grandson of a slave, was a lawyer who fought against segregation and won many court cases, including Brown v. Board of Education. Readers will learn about his education, rise in politics, and fight for equality for all people.

Ages
6, 7
Interest Level
Grades 1 - 2
DRA
24
Guided Reading
M
Publisher
Children's Press (CT)
Number of Pages
32
Genre
Biography and Autobiography

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Christine Taylor-Butler

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